Europe Funds Kidney Transplant Biomarker Initiative | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Thirteen European research institutes and universities will work together using €6 million ($7.8 million) in funding from the European Commission to develop biomarker-based technologies for determining the health status of kidney transplants.

Led by France's National Institute of Health and Medical Research, or INSERM, the Biomarkers of Renal Graft Injuries in Kidney Allograft Recipients consortium includes several partnering institutes in France, Belgium, and Germany, and one in Sweden, INSERM said yesterday.

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